Monster Calls: Bayona’s Film Dominates Goya Awards Nominations

The 2017 Goya award nominations were announced in Madrid by actors Natalia de Molina and Javier Cámara, Goya winners last year for Food And Shelter and Truman respectively.

The ceremony for the 31st edition will be held on February 4, 2017.

J.A. Bayona’s A Monster Calls, which tops the box office in Spain this year with $27.6 million, leads the nominations with 12 nods.

The nominations include best film, best director for Bayona, best adapted screenplay (for Patrick Ness who adapted his own novel), best supporting actress for Sigourney Weaver, best music, best cinematography, best production design and art direction.

Bayona is currently in Hawaii in pre-production of Jurassic World 2.

Focus Features is releasing this great film in the US on Christmas.